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Cummulative Funding

$581.1M+

Total # of Companies

158

Total Deal Count

247

Total M&A Count

14

Total # of Investors

107

List of Marketplace startups in africa

StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Twiga Foods

Kenya

Twiga Foods is a business-to-business marketplace platform that sources produce directly from farmers and delivers it to urban retailers.

Series C

$145,650,000.00

2013

2.

Konga

Nigeria

Konga Online Shopping is a Nigerian online shopping website selling books, home appliances, mobile phones, groceries, and others.

Series C

$79,500,000.00

2012

3.

MaxAB

Egypt

MaxAB is a B2B e-commerce marketplace that connects food and grocery retailers to suppliers in Egypt’s most under-served geographies.

Series A

$61,200,000.00

2018

4.

Trella

Egypt

Trella is a technology platform that connects shippers to carriers to move freight intelligently.

Debt Financing

$42,750,000.00

2018

5.

VendEase

Nigeria

Vendease is a Nigerian online marketplace for Africa's food service businesses.

Debt Financing

$33,325,000.00

2019

6.

Capiter

Egypt

Capiter is a B2B marketplace that brings FMCGs, wholesalers & merchants to the same platform

Series A

$33,000,000.00

2019

7.

Jiji

Nigeria

Jiji is an online marketplace that enables buyers and sellers to meet and exchange goods and services.

Series C

$21,000,000.00

2014

8.

Jabu

Namibia

JABU is a B2B marketplace offering tech-route-to-market development and merchandising for FMCG brands in undeveloped areas.

Series A

$18,200,000.00

2020

9.

Cartona

Egypt

Cartona is one of the fastest growing B2B e-commerce marketplaces in Egypt

Series A

$16,500,000.00

2019

10.

Yodawy

Egypt

Yodawy is Egypt's #1 Pharmacy delivery app, enabling you to order medication from the comfort of your phone.

Series B

$14,500,000.00

2018

11.

Lipa Later

Kenya

Lipa Later is a digital lending marketplace providing "buy now pay later" services.

Seed

$13,040,000.00

2015

12.

Sylndr

Egypt

Sylndr is automotive focused e-commerce marketplace bringing innovation to the used-cars market

Pre-seed

$12,600,000.00

2021

13.

VertoFX

Nigeria

Verto is a global B2B payments solution that helps businesses send money to anyone, anywhere

Series A

$12,250,000.00

2017

14.

The Sun Exchange

South Africa

The Sun Exchange is a blockchain based solar panel micro-leasing marketplace that enables anyone anywhere to own and earn from solar panels.

Convertible Note

$10,490,000.00

2015

15.

WUZZUF

Egypt

Wuzzuf is an online marketplace that connects highly educated people as well as low, medium, or no education workers with employers.

Series B

$7,850,000.00

2009

16.

Powered by People

Kenya

Powered by People is a Kenyan startup offering online tools and a B2B marketplace to the manufacturing and handmade sector.

Seed

$6,500,000.00

2019

17.

Taager

Egypt

Taager is an Egyptian social e-commerce marketplace with emd-to-end logistics.

Seed

$6,400,000.00

2019

18.

Sabi

Nigeria

Sabi is a merchant aggregation platform that digitizes key processes towards accelerating offline trade in frontier markets.

Bridge

$6,000,000.00

2020

19.

Fatura

Egypt

Fatura is a technology platform revolutionizing the FMCG industry in Egypt & Africa.

Seed

$4,000,000.00

2019

20.

BetaStore

Nigeria

BetaStore is a B2B marketplace platform solving the challenges of restocking and financing for neighborhood retailers.

Seed

$3,200,000.00

2020

Twiga Foods

Founded

2013

Overview

Twiga Foods is a business-to-business marketplace platform that sources produce directly from farmers and delivers it to urban retailers.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$145,650,000.00

Employee

51-200

Konga

Founded

2012

Overview

Konga Online Shopping is a Nigerian online shopping website selling books, home appliances, mobile phones, groceries, and others.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$79,500,000.00

Employee

1001-5000

MaxAB

Founded

2018

Overview

MaxAB is a B2B e-commerce marketplace that connects food and grocery retailers to suppliers in Egypt’s most under-served geographies.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$61,200,000.00

Employee

11-50

Trella

Founded

2018

Overview

Trella is a technology platform that connects shippers to carriers to move freight intelligently.

Last round

Debt Financing

Total raised

$42,750,000.00

Employee

51-200

VendEase

Founded

2019

Overview

Vendease is a Nigerian online marketplace for Africa's food service businesses.

Last round

Debt Financing

Total raised

$33,325,000.00

Employee

11-50

Capiter

Founded

2019

Overview

Capiter is a B2B marketplace that brings FMCGs, wholesalers & merchants to the same platform

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$33,000,000.00

Employee

501-1,000

Jiji

Founded

2014

Overview

Jiji is an online marketplace that enables buyers and sellers to meet and exchange goods and services.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$21,000,000.00

Employee

501-1000

Jabu

Founded

2020

Overview

JABU is a B2B marketplace offering tech-route-to-market development and merchandising for FMCG brands in undeveloped areas.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$18,200,000.00

Employee

51-200

Cartona

Founded

2019

Overview

Cartona is one of the fastest growing B2B e-commerce marketplaces in Egypt

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$16,500,000.00

Employee

51-200

Yodawy

Founded

2018

Overview

Yodawy is Egypt's #1 Pharmacy delivery app, enabling you to order medication from the comfort of your phone.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$14,500,000.00

Employee

11-50

Lipa Later

Founded

2015

Overview

Lipa Later is a digital lending marketplace providing "buy now pay later" services.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$13,040,000.00

Employee

51-200

Sylndr

Founded

2021

Overview

Sylndr is automotive focused e-commerce marketplace bringing innovation to the used-cars market

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$12,600,000.00

Employee

11-50

VertoFX

Founded

2017

Overview

Verto is a global B2B payments solution that helps businesses send money to anyone, anywhere

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$12,250,000.00

Employee

11-50

The Sun Exchange

Founded

2015

Overview

The Sun Exchange is a blockchain based solar panel micro-leasing marketplace that enables anyone anywhere to own and earn from solar panels.

Last round

Convertible Note

Total raised

$10,490,000.00

Employee

2-10

WUZZUF

Founded

2009

Overview

Wuzzuf is an online marketplace that connects highly educated people as well as low, medium, or no education workers with employers.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$7,850,000.00

Employee

51-100

Powered by People

Founded

2019

Overview

Powered by People is a Kenyan startup offering online tools and a B2B marketplace to the manufacturing and handmade sector.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$6,500,000.00

Employee

2-10

Taager

Founded

2019

Overview

Taager is an Egyptian social e-commerce marketplace with emd-to-end logistics.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$6,400,000.00

Employee

11-50

Sabi

Founded

2020

Overview

Sabi is a merchant aggregation platform that digitizes key processes towards accelerating offline trade in frontier markets.

Last round

Bridge

Total raised

$6,000,000.00

Employee

51-200

Fatura

Founded

2019

Overview

Fatura is a technology platform revolutionizing the FMCG industry in Egypt & Africa.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$4,000,000.00

Employee

2-10

BetaStore

Founded

2020

Overview

BetaStore is a B2B marketplace platform solving the challenges of restocking and financing for neighborhood retailers.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$3,200,000.00

Employee

51-200

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